Roy and Henry Clemes

Class List

Exploring the Drum Carder

Exploring the Drum Carder

An in-person class with Henry and Roy Clemes Nov 11, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm PST Curious about what a drum carder is, what it does, and how it fits into your next project? Learn directly from the designers and makers as you explore the many capabilities and few limits of this versatile tool.
Adventures in Drum Carding

Adventures in Drum Carding

An in-person class with Henry and Roy Clemes Nov 12, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm PST Join Henry and Roy on an adventure as they help you take your drum carding game to the next level. This is the companion to Friday's Exploring the Drum Carder class. De-mystify the drum carders you learn hands-on about semi-worsted and woolen batts. Learn different techniques to create an art batt, how to prepare batts for spinning sock yarn, and how to add silk or bamboo into woolen batts.

About Roy and Henry Clemes

Roy Clemes grew up in his family’s fiber-art-equipment business, Clemes & Clemes. He and his father, Henry, also regularly consult with and instruct spinners, felters, fiber growers, and professional fiber artists in the use of drum carders and blending boards for fiber prep. Clemes & Clemes has introduced many innovations to the fiber arts community and their equipment is known for being not only thoughtfully engineered but visually pleasing and durable.